HIV/AIDS and the World of Work Branch (ILOAIDS)

Zero New HIV Infections. Zero Discrimination. Zero AIDS-Related Deaths. Implement the ILO Recommendation on HIV and AIDS (No.200).

AIDS is a workplace issue because it has a marked impact on workers, their families and dependants, enterprises and national economies. More >>

What's new

  1. HIV prevention

    Viet Nam: Poor working conditions prevalent in sex work

    16 September 2016

    A new ILO study shows that most sex workers entered the job voluntarily but had limited control of occupational safety and health implications.

  2. Public-Private partnership in Ghana

    Making Health and HIV information for young people available on a mobile application

    13 July 2016

    The ILO will support Oasis Websoft in further developing their online health application to provide information and advice on labour rights and HIV for young people in Ghana.

  3. Brief

    HIV Voluntary Counselling and Testing at work: Report 2015

    13 July 2016

    ILO report on the VCT@WORK Initiative—voluntary counselling and testing for workers- launched in partnership with UNAIDS, in June 2013.

  4. International AIDS Conference

    Almost 5 million workers reached under ILO HIV Initiative

    13 July 2016

    The initial phase of voluntary counselling and testing for workers—the VCT@WORK Initiative— shows encouraging results; and demonstrates that workplaces are “uniquely” placed to reduce the HIV testing gap.

  5. News

    Actress Mariana Renata lends her voice in support of HIV testing at work

    12 July 2016

    French Indonesian actress, Mariana Renata, has joined forces with the ILO in promoting voluntary counselling and HIV testing for workers - the VCT@WORK Initiative.